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Author(s): Angela Bustamante
Film Gastronomy plus drones (2016), combines the old with the new. Each chapter is designed to introduce a new theme. Starting with two ways of looking and writing about film and continuing with basic film vocabulary, film techniques, brief histories of world film and American film, and most important it addresses the new digital era of filmmaking
Ecclesiastes said it well: “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” From Bakersfield to Beale Street traces the origins and evolution of American rock ‘n’ roll between 1940 and 1987 by examining the intersection of styles and regional influences. The blues, traditional country, and gospel music are the progenitors of rock ‘n’ roll; evolving forms are shaped by distinctive influences in the South, the East and West Coasts, and the Midwest.
Author(s): James D Siddons
Hymn Supplement for Music Appreciation and Music History provides musical examples from the tradition of Christian hymnody to illustrate topics typically found in college-level textbooks covering music appreciation, music history, and worship studies.
Each of the twenty-six hymns is represented by a facsimile from a hymnal of the day and age when that hymnic example was in practice. Thus the students are introduced to both the sound of a type of religious song, and the way it looked in print at that time.
Improvisation for Speech and Theater looks at three ways one may use improvisation. The first is in their life. The second and longest section is for the theater. This section gives step by step exercises leading up to doing a show. The third section address using improvisation for public speaking. This book contains much of the philosophy of famed improv. teacher Josephine Forsberg who is now deceased.
Section One The Life Performer covers
Listening and awareness
in the now
Applying it to your daily life
Author(s): John E. Brawand
Listening to Music Parameters, 2nd edition covers multiple topics of interest for students and its #1 goal is writing about music. Students love to listen to music, and the best thing that could happen is for them to start writing about it. Additionally, this second edition textbook offers tools for more advanced music students who may be interested in research.
Features of the Listening to Music Parameters, 2nd Edition include: